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Saturday, June 1: Franklin Park Zoo will be closed for our annual gala, Zootopia. We hope to see you on another day!

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Teen Programs

Every year, Zoo New England becomes a living classroom, offering formal and informal youth development programming. Education is an integral part of our mission and our commitment to serving as a community resource to our surrounding neighborhoods. Through our youth programming, you’ll learn by doing. Find out what it takes to work at a Zoo while gaining valuable skills! Check out our programs to find the one that’s right for you.

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Counselor in Training

If you're a former ZooCamp participant, you're eligible to apply for the CIT program at Stone Zoo. Ages 15-17.

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Jr. Zookeeper Club at Stone Zoo

Join the club to learn about the animals in our Zoo and what it takes to work with them! Ages 11-13.

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Teen Ambassador (Paid)

This program engages Boston youth with a sincere interest in wildlife, education and environmental justice. Ages 15-17.

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ZooTeen (Paid)

We engage Boston youth with work experiences to help them develop professionally, build a strong sense of self, and better prepare for their future career. Ages 15-18.